Registered Nurse - Nursing Supervisor

Bronx, NY
Full Time

Organization Overview: Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.


The Health Services Clinic is a primary care pediatric facility that serves children ages 0-21 that are placed in foster care, that are recently discharged from foster care, and adolescent clients living in the agency’s Adolescent Residential Care (ARC) program. The ARC program includes adolescents living in Hard to Place Group Homes and adolescents placed in the juvenile justice system in Non-Secure Placements.


Job DescriptionThe nursing supervisor will work in conjunction with the agency pediatrician, pediatric nurse practitioners, mental health providers and administrative team members to provide comprehensive pediatric care to children attending the Health Services Clinic. The nursing supervisor is responsible for assuring timely and appropriate nursing services for the population served. Duties include direct patient care as well as supervision of nursing clinic staff.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Direct patient care including triage, obtaining vital signs, hearing and vision screens, performing labs (venipuncture, point-of-care labs), ECGs, vaccine administration, IM medication administration
  • Provide health education and anticipatory guidance to patients and families
  • Triage phone calls coming into the clinic during daytime office hours as needed
  • Documentation of patient encounters into electronic systems (EHR, Connections)
  • Supervise nursing staff working in the clinic
    • Train new LPN/RN staff member(s) as needed, provide regular supervision, manage the clinic nursing schedule
    • Train and assist clinic nurse with Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) management as needed
    • Train and assist clinic nurse with coordination of Early Intervention referrals as needed
  • Oversee and manage clinic inventory, order supplies as needed
  • Oversee form requests, including school forms, WIC forms, adoption paperwork
  • Participate in the department QI process and audit preparations and reviews
  • Other responsibilities as needed/required



  • Current and valid NYS Registered Nurse license and CPR certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in providing pediatric primary services
  • Computer proficiency, familiarity and Windows Office Suite and electronic health records
  • Bilingual (Spanish / English) preferred
  • Excellent communication, direct treatment and supervisory skills
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgement in emergency situations, to take initiative appropriately and to function independently when required. Knows when to ask for help.

Salary: 80k

Shift: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Physical requirements: Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative ad support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/faxes/printer/copy machine, and the ability to left boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30 pounds. Must be able to travel to the various locations and sites of SACFS



It is the policy of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.


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